Clapton: The Ultimate Illustrated History – New Book From Chris Welch

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New from respected author and rock journalist Chris Welch is Clapton: The Ultimate Illustrated History. The 256 page book is a beautifully illustrated celebration of all things Clapton. Packed with more than 400 photographs – candids, in concert, plus guitars, concert posters, and other memorabilia – in color and black and white. It houses eleven chapters following Eric Clapton’s remarkable career from his earliest days, his work in several now-legendary bands, his solo career and his collaborations with George Harrison, John Lennon, Duane Allman, Frank Zappa, J. J. Cale, B.B. King, Jeff Beck and more. A wealth of sidebars cover the gear EC has used through the years and extensive appendices detail Clapton’s complete discography spanning all five decades of his career.

About the Author:
Chris Welch joined the legendary Melody Maker in 1964 and interviewed all the great groups of the Sixties and Seventies. He has witnessed music being made, played and sold over the decades, making Features Editor of Melody Maker in 1970, launching Musicians Only for IPC in 1980 and joining Kerrang! as a feature writer. Turning freelance in the 90s, he has contributed to The Independent, Mojo, Record Collector and Classic Rock. The author of 35 music titles, he has written best-selling books on Yes, Cream, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Genesis, Vivian Stanshall, Tina Turner, Steve Winwood and Jimi Hendrix. He has also written liner notes for many rock albums.

Thanks to Voyageur Press / Quayside Publishing Group, Where’s Eric! has a bunch of copies of Clapton: the Ultimate Illustrated History to give away to our magazine subscribers. The book is also available from Amazon, Waterstones, Barnes & Noble and other fine bookstores.

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